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Document ID (ISN)41630
CIS number 84-602
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
(Ministério do Trabalho)
Title Stowing operations
Original title Operações nos trabalhos de estiva [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Al. Barão de Limeira, 539, CEP 01202, São Paulo (SP), C.P. 30291, Brazil, 1980. 86p. Illus.
Abstract This handbook, adapted from an INFOCAP manual (Peru), was designed for the provision of basic safety instruction to longshoremen. It describes the different kinds of slings, chains, hooks and shackles used in load handling, the properties of wire ropes, and the 4 warning labels used with dangerous cargo. Rules of safe working practice and protective equipment, inspection certificates for wire ropes and rules for safe stowing are outlined. Nautical and harbour terminology is explained.
Descriptors (primary) materials handling; dock work; loading and unloading; ships; slinging of loads
Descriptors (secondary) securing of loads; hooks; manual lifting; harbours; handling by crane; safety checks; chains; warning notices; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; wire ropes
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation